Elephant Foot Yam
About Elephant Foot Yam
Elephant Foot Yam is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Elephant Foot Yam likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
Also known as
Whitespot giant arum
How to care for Elephant Foot Yam
Elephant Foot Yam needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Elephant Foot Yam love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Elephant Foot Yam does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Elephant Foot Yam after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.